1. Family: Sapindaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Deinbollia Schumach. & Thonn.
      1. Deinbollia oblongifolia (E.Mey. ex Arn.) Radlk.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Mozambique to S. Africa.

    [FZ]

    Sapindaceae, A. W. Exell. Flora Zambesiaca 2:2. 1966

    Habit
    Shrub up to c. 1·5 m. tall; branchlets glabrous or soon glabrescent.
    Leaves
    Leaves up to 30 cm. long, petiolate; petiole up to 9 cm. long, somewhat sparsely pubescent (more densely so in the furrows) or glabrous; rhachis terete, often ribbed but scarcely winged, glabrous or sparsely pubescent; leaflets 5–7-jugate; petiolules up to 3 mm. long; leaflet-lamina up to 15 × 5 cm., elliptic to oblong-elliptic, glabrous or nearly so, apex acute (rarely long-acuminate) to blunt, margin entire, base cuneate to rounded; lateral nerves 12–15 pairs.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence terminal, up to 35 cm. long, fulvous-tomentose or fulvous-pubescent.
    Flowers
    Flowers cream-coloured, in short-stalked or subsessile cymules; pedicels 1·5–3·5 mm. long, tomentose. Staminodes 14–16 in female flowers with filaments 1 mm. long. Male flowers not seen.
    Calyx
    Sepals 4·5–5·5 × 3–3·5 mm., elliptic to broadly elliptic, very densely fuscous- or silvery-pubescent.
    Corolla
    Petals 4·5–5·5 × 2·5 mm., elliptic, ciliate.
    Disc
    Disk glabrous.
    Male
    Male flowers not seen.
    Female
    Staminodes 14–16 in female flowers with filaments 1 mm. long.
    Pistil
    Ovary 3-lobed, tomentose; style 3·5 mm. long.
    Fruits
    Fruit whitish-yellow; cocci 10–15 × 8–10 mm., subglobose or ellipsoid, sparsely pubescent at first, glabrescent.
    Seeds
    Seeds up to 10 × 8 mm., subglobose to obovoid or ellipsoid, glabrous.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cape Provinces, KwaZulu-Natal, Mozambique, Northern Provinces

    Deinbollia oblongifolia (E.Mey. ex Arn.) Radlk. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Krauss [113], South Africa K000426195
    Krauss [113], South Africa K000426196
    Drège [s.n.], South Africa K000426193
    Drège [s.n.], South Africa K000426194

    First published in Sitzungsber. Math.-Phys. Cl. Königl. Bayer. Akad. Wiss. München 8: 369 (1878)

    Accepted by

    • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.
    • Exell, A.W., Fernandes, A. & Wild, H. (eds.) (1966). Flora Zambesiaca 2(2): 353-653. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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